ERIC Number: ED428514
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Fun and Safe: A Playground Guide for Parents and Others Who Care about Kids' Safety.
Consumer Federation of America, Washington, DC.
There is a high rate of children's injuries on America's playgrounds. This report examines this issue and provides guidance on how to make playgrounds safer and more fun for children, and procedures for performing an initial analysis of the safety of a local playground using a playground safety checklist. Additionally, it provides a step-by-step guide for conducting a campaign to successfully change playgrounds found to be dangerous. Concluding pages present additional information and resources. (GR)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Advocacy, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Child Health, Child Safety, Early Childhood Education, Guidelines, Playgrounds, Safety, Young Children
Consumer Federation of America Foundation, 1424 16th St., N.W., #604, Washington, DC 20036; Web site: http://www.consumerfed.org
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Consumer Federation of America, Washington, DC.